Marshfield volleyball drops Valley opener to Merrill
Tigers host tournament on Saturday
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — A week after beating Merrill at its home tournament, the Marshfield volleyball team opened the Wisconsin Valley Conference schedule against the Bluejays and lost 3-1 on Thursday at Marshfield High School.
Merrill won 25-21, 25-12, 22-25, 26-24 in the WVC opener for both teams.
Stephanie Rhodes had 17 kills, Alexa Aumann added 12 kills and four blocks, Sara Dasler had 36 digs, and Anna Ripp had a team-high 33 assists for the Tigers.
Marshfield will host its second home tournament on Saturday. Superior, Altoona, Medford, Wauwatosa West, and Rhinelander will compete at the tournament.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)